Denise Richards is an accomplished actress, business woman, philanthropist and New York Times Best-Selling author of memoir The Real Girl Next Door.
Richards made her big screen debut in the cult classic hit Starship Troopers. She garnered international recognition for her leading Bond Girl role as Dr. Christmas Jones opposite Pierce Brosnan in The World Is Not Enough. Previous film credits include Wild Things and a cameo in the hit romantic comedy Love Actually. Additional film credits include: Tyler Perry’s Madea’s Witness Protection, Blonde & Blonder, Scary Movie 3, Yo Puta, Empire, Undercover Brother, The Third Wheel, Good Advice, Drop Dead Gorgeous and Tail Lights Fade. Recently, she was seen in American Violence, American Satan, The Toybox, Destined to Ride and Christmas Break-In. Richards can be seen next in the upcoming films Saturday at the Starlight, Dally & Spanky, Amazon Lost, The First Key and 1stBorn.
Richards currently stars as the newest cast member in the hit Bravo show The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills. She joined the cast of CBS’ The Bold and the Beautiful as character Shauna Fulton. She is currently in production, with her first episode set to air in April 2019. Her television credits include notable guest appearances on NBC’s 30 Rock, Spike TV’s Blue Mountain State, FX’s Anger Management and ABC Family’s drama, Twisted. Richards co-starred in the Lifetime television film Blue Lagoon, a remake of the 1980 film. Richards was also seen in the hit CW comedy Jane The Virgin as well as Girlfriend’s Guide to Divorce on Bravo.
Along with standing out on screen, Richards has advanced her professional career to develop prime business partnerships and to support causes close to her heart. Her collaboration with Shoedazzle to design the “Eloise” heel, raised over $ 15,000 for the Kidney Cancer Association. Teaming up with world renowned hair stylist Christophe, Richards helped develop Volume Extend, an integrated hair care system. As an animal rights advocate, Richards’ commits her ambitious nature & her love of animals to Best Friends Animal Society as Ambassador. Since her involvement, Richards has furthered the cause, saved lives, raised awareness and fostered her own rescues. Denise joined the Will Rogers Institute’s longtime summer theatrical PSA campaign to benefit Brave Beginnings, a program that works to improve the lives of premature babies by providing hospital grants to purchase essential equipment and critical services.
Richards currently resides in Los Angeles with her husband and three daughters.